You all know Wireman, who has been reading beneath a palm tree for quite a while now on the homepage.
Based on an original wire model by David Macilwaine, Wireman has become symbolic of David’s solo career – and we’re very happy to have him on the site.
So happy, in fact, that we’ve got him doing a few other things for our amusement.
Just for fun, I’d like to know what you’d like to see him doing.
Just one suggestion each, please.
I’ll let you know the winning suggestion on Friday.
I shouldn’t have to say, but will: please keep your suggestion clean and decent. There are some things that Wireman cannot do, and other things that he really would not want to, even if he could.
The chatroom will be open tomorrow between 2PM and 4PM (UK). Everyone is welcome to drop in.
Before you start to ponder on future escapades for Wireman, here’s the latest from Phil, who can be heard on Planet Rock tonight, as he begins his 12-part series, ‘A is for Axe: The A-Z of the World’s Greatest Guitarists’.
Everyone can listen through a computer. If you’re in the UK, you can listen through a DAB Digital Radio, or even through your television set: channel 0110 on Sky and channel 924 on Virgin.
The hour-long show is on Sundays at 8PM (UK) and is repeated on Fridays at 6PM (UK).
Which did you prefer producing: ’50 Minutes Later’ or ‘On an Island’? (Simon J)
Two very different, but enjoyable, challenges – one of which was my own album. Go figure.
Your last two studio albums were great, but your performance of ‘6pm’ at the Strat Pack concert in Wembley made the track shine in a way the studio couldn’t. Any chance we’ll get a live CD from you anytime soon? (Ed)
Hopefully next year. On ‘A Million Reasons Why’ is my live playing from Guitar Legends, Seville – album from www.manzanera.com.
As your neighbour, does David offer thoughts about your solo work, as you have done for him? (Gus)
Looking back at Roxy Music and the great music they made, which album of theirs would be a Desert Island Disc for you? (Peter)
‘For Your Pleasure’.